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Consumerpriceindx-US-121317.jpg Consumer prices in the U.S. increased in line with economist estimates in the month of November, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Wednesday. The Labor Department said its consumer price index rose by 0.4 percent in November after inching up by 0.1 percent in October. The...

MarioDraghi-ECB-121317.jpg The European Central Bank is set to raise its growth forecasts on Thursday as the single currency economy gained momentum in a remarkably uneventful year, boosting policymakers' confidence as they gear up to trim asset purchases in January.

Unemployment-UK-121317.jpg The UK unemployment rate remained at the lowest level in more than four decades during the three months to October and the annual growth in earnings accelerated but remained well below inflation.

EEP19-011515_13Dec17.jpg Unemployment from the UK and industrial production from euro area are due on Wednesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.

ADB-121317.jpg The Asian Development Bank raised its growth projection for developing Asia citing stronger than expected exports and domestic consumption fuel growth. In a supplement to its Asian Development Outlook Update 2017 report, released Wednesday, ADB upgraded its 2017 gross domestic product growth outlook to 6 percent this year from 5.9 percent.

Japan-machinery-orders-04072011-1.jpg The value of core machine orders in Japan jumped a seasonally adjusted 5.0 percent on month in October, the Cabinet Office said on Wednesday - standing at 850.9 billion yen. That beat forecasts for a gain of 2.7 percent following the 8.1 percent decline in September. On a yearly basis, core machine...

NewZealandcpi-071510.jpg Food prices in New Zealand dipped a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent on month in November, Statistics New Zealand said on Wednesday. That beat expectations for a fall of 0.2 percent and was unchanged from the October reading. Unadjusted, food prices fell 0.4 percent last month. Fruit and vegetable...

EUR-USD4-121217.jpg The dollar is up against its major European rivals Tuesday afternoon, but has given back its early gains against the Japanese Yen. The Federal Reserve kicked off its 2-day policy meeting this morning and will announce its decision tomorrow afternoon. The central bank is widely expected to hike interest...

Germaninvconfidence-121217.jpg Germany's economic sentiment weakened more-than-expected in December amid political uncertainty, a closely-watched survey revealed Tuesday. The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment fell 1.3 points to 17.4 in December, the Mannheim-based think tank ZEW said. The indicator remained below its long-term average of 23.7 and the expected level of 17.6.

Inflation-UK-121217.jpg UK inflation accelerated unexpectedly to its highest level in more than five years in November, on airfares and computer games, official data showed Tuesday. Inflation rose slightly to 3.1 percent in November from 3 percent in October, the Office for National Statistics said. Price growth was last higher in March 2012. The inflation rate was expected to remain at 3 percent.

EEP09-011515_12Dec17.jpg Consumer and producer prices from the UK are due on Tuesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 3.30 am ET, Statistics Sweden is slated to publish consumer prices for November. Prices had increased 1.7 percent on year in October. At 4.30 am ET, the Office for National Statistics...

trade.jpg Residential property prices in Australia fell 0.2 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2017, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday. That missed forecasts for a gain of 0.5 percent following the 1.9 percent jump in the previous three months. On a yearly basis, house prices were...

EUR-USD3-121117.jpg The dollar is turning in a mixed performance against its major rivals Monday afternoon, but is little changed overall. The lack of U.S. economic data is keeping some investors on the sidelines at the start of the new trading week. Traders are also looking forward to Wednesday's announcement from the...

NewZealandcpi-071510.jpg Overall credit card spending in New Zealand climbed a seasonally adjusted 1.4 percent on month in November, Statistics New Zealand said on Monday. That beat forecasts for a gain of 0.76 percent following the upwardly revised 0.7 percent increase in October (originally 0.4 percent). Retail credit...

EURUSD1-120817.jpg The dollar is up against all of its major rivals Friday afternoon, but has pared its gains against its major European rivals. The release of the stronger than expected November jobs report sparked the rise in the currency at the end of the trading week. Employment in the U.S. increased by more than...

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